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07-06-10 Town Council Packets(4) LETTERS PAGE 4 Lccyt specialized segregated districts could be Samuel Ferguson offering to give me a beneficial or could institute a false sense tour. I told him he reminded me of a of what a modern 21st Century town Blues and Burger employee in Ridge- center or local oriented business areas land, Miss., who did the same very as- h/ f ools would can functionally do to create a busy Irub sertive offer. I capitulated and the I with a self- restoring nature, capability Viceroy Hotel tour was intellectually do and capacity. stimulating and worthwhile. otherw Snowmass Village Town Council University of Colorado Boulder sen- Members Markey Butler and Arnie for Samuel Ferguson, a business finance Editor: Mordkin are right on the money by want major, made my initial tour intellectually On June 26, I finally looked around Snowmass ing to take immediate action to mitigate fun filled with lots of fun discoveries Village's Base Village locale and the Viceroy Ho- the glaring troubles involving Base_ Vil- and worthwhile enriching conversation. tel, as I thought about an urban renewal agency lager Snowmass Center and the Snow- We talked about the Rothschilds, taking charge over the area. mass Mall. Only fools would do other- Cezanne, Dali, Jacob Fugger The Rich, Whether' you use the term "urban renewal au wise. the Viceroy Hotel unique bar and dining With any `redevelopment or eco- thority" or "redevelopment authority" does not decor, the Denver Petroleum Club, art, make a big difference since either one deals with nomic development" strategic plan, an- antiquity ceramics; high finance; bank chor businesses and anchor retail estab- ing, international finance, urban renew blighted areas by forming one or more districts to revitalize rundown business streets and properties lishrnents' are essential to success and al, history of redevelopment of America or to jump start new strategic planned economic pulling in the crowds of buyers and pa- from the "1920 s to the present, credential activities. trons. This makes The Viceroy Hotel, building for ones resume and future ca- However, do keep in mind that modern "urban The Silvertree Hotel and the Town Hall reer goals, really super- expensive wines renewal" or "redevelopment' 'projects have the ten government complex the three major an- and books, and much more. dencies to ,actually; perform "economic develop- chors for any Snowmass Village urban If I could convince the managing di- rnent activities and goals instead: renewal efforts. rector of the Viceroy Hotel to hire me for "Redevelopment" and "economic development" As I pleasantly discovered on my first just one month before Samuel Ferguson are as different as caviar and a Cornish hen.' survey visit to the Viceroy Hotel, it stood returns the University of Colorado Base Village looks like a' smaller modern Key- out and caught my attention as finally I Boulder for his senior year, then Samuel stone. The strategy to either revitalize three sepa- neared the front door when the unexpect- Ferguson and I could work on a very spe rate'business districts or to consolidate commerce- ed party music corning out of the out 'cial high status project that will more retail and professional services into two planned door speakers filled the air and seized than give the Viceroy Hotel a superlative my imagination. It help set my fun party richer competitive cutting edge over the LETTERS, PAGE 6 mood expectations about the hotel as I Aspen hotel and lodging community and looked toward the several alert hotel em- even Colorado's only two five -star ho- ployees out front who naturally began to tels, The Little Nell and The Broadmoor perform in Beverly Hills five -star hotel Even the several five -star Beverly style. Hills hotels will take great notice as will Do take, special notice as I continue some of their, present and former general my initial Viceroy Hotel survey visit. managers who know me.` Providence seized the very moment of my entry into the Viceroy Hotel with Emzy Veazy 111, Esq. Viceroy Hotel summer time employee Aspen and Burbank